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Kate Frey: Bee Gardens Make Us Happy

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on Salvia

Whether you plant them, nurture them, or walk through them, bee gardens make us happy. That's what world-class pollinator garden designer, pollinator advocate and author Kate Frey told the crowd at the fourth annual UC Davis Bee Symposium, hosted by the...

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on Salvia
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on Salvia "Indigo Spires" in Kate Frey's pollinator garden at the Sonoma Cornerstone. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on Salvia "Indigo Spires" in Kate Frey's pollinator garden at the Sonoma Cornerstone. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 4:44 PM

Bee Mine

Honey bee foraging on a pansy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

How to celebrate Valentine's Day? Well, without pollinators, we wouldn't be celebrating Valentine's Day as we know it. That box of chocolates? Give thanks to the midges that pollinated the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao.  That bouquet of mixed...

Honey bee foraging on a pansy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on a pansy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a pansy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 9:16 PM
 
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